Ozburn-Hessey Logistics Bolsters Domestic Transportation Team: Derek Fain Named SVP for the Supply Chain Management Company
December 20, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsOzburn-Hessey Logistics (OH Logistics) recently added Derek Fain as SVP, Transportation Business Development. In this newly created role, Fain will oversee domestic transportation business development for the 3PL and coordinate with the Contract Logistics and International Services divisions of the company to develop global solutions for the company's clients.
Prior to joining the OH Logistics team, Fain served as vice president, sales at YRC Logistics where he built and managed a global sales group that significantly increased the company's domestic transportation revenue. Fain has also held management positions at Ryder and Penske and was recognized as salesperson of the year at both companies.
“Derek has a tremendous amount of experience in leading highly-effective transportation sales teams,” commented Denis Reilly, president, transportation at OH Logistics. “He is a terrific addition to our group and will help us as we increase our service offering in domestic transportation and continue to establish OH Logistics as a global solutions provider.”
“The team at OH Logistics is great,” said Fain. “I have worked with some of them before and all are extremely professional and customer-focused. In addition to its comprehensive managed transportation services, OH Logistics operates a fantastic temperature-controlled LTL fleet and has an exceptional TL brokerage business and small parcel program. I look forward to growing our business, expanding relationships with current clients and partnering with the best carriers in the industry for our managed transportation offering.”
Fain has a B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University and is a CPA in the state of California. He is involved with many industry associations including Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). Fain coaches youth basketball, football and baseball. He is an active supporter of the Catholic Church and the United Way.
About OH Logistics (www.ohlogistics.com)
Based in Tennessee, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics is one of the largest 3PLs in the world, providing supply chain management solutions including international and domestic transportation, warehousing, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and import and export consulting services. The company offers fulfillment, e-commerce fulfillment, service parts management, return logistics, network optimization, cross docking, and pool distribution. OH Logistics consists of three divisions-International Services, Contract Logistics and Transportation Services.